information below was sent to me. I do not know the author but the facts
are correct. Be sure to vote yes on this one.
2nd, 2010 we will go to the polls to elect a new governor in
Tennessee . On that same ballot will be the right to vote for an
Amendment to the Tennessee Constitution allowing for the right of
Tennesseans to hunt and fish. Even though we have been hunting and
fishing in Tennessee as long as I have been alive, it is not a
guaranteed right. With the amendment, it will make it much more
difficult for anti hunting and fishing folks to challenge the right.
In the last election for a Tennessee Governor, 1,900,000 votes were
cast. In order to pass the amendment fifty (50%) plus one votes must be
cast as a YES vote. If this election follows the pattern of the last
election, we will need 950,001 votes.. There are not enough registered
voters who hunt and fish to pass this amendment by ourselves.
Therefore, we need to make sure our spouses and our friends know to vote
YES for the Amendment to the
I have talked to several folks about this and they have said "but we
already have the right to hunt and fish". Yes we do but the
animal rights folks (PETA) are very well funded and they are
passionate about stopping hunting and fishing. If we stand by and do
nothing, there very well may come a day when we no longer have these
Fourteen states have already passed an amendment to hunt and fish.
Tennessee , Arkansas and
South Carolina will vote for the amendment in November.
Please, don't take your rights for granted. Send this email to everyone
who believes we should have the right to hunt and fish.
If you want to know more about this issue, go to the Tennessee Wildlife
Federation Web site at
www.tnwf.org to get more